Former Illini now key contributors for Tigers, courtesy beat author Scott Richey
The onetime Illinois signee is averaging a career-high in scoring (8.5 factors per recreation) to date this season off the bench. The Belleville East graduate is taking pictures 58.3 p.c general, however simply 14.3 p.c past the arc.
The previous Illinois guard claimed SEC Participant of the Week honors Monday after main Missouri to wins towards then-No. 21 Oregon and at Wichita State. The Edwardsville native leads the Tigers in scoring at 17.3 factors.
Tilmon’s greatest change to date in his senior season has been his capacity to remain on the courtroom. The 6-foot-10, 260-pound former Illini signee and East St. Louis native is committing fewer fouls whereas contributing 8.5 factors and eight.8 rebounds.
Scott Richey is a reporter masking faculty basketball at The Information-Gazette. His e-mail is email@example.com, and you’ll observe him on Twitter (@srrichey).